Archive of events and projects

This is a vastly inadequate record of past events and projects. It’s a start to understanding the body of work which I’ve engaged in throughout my adult life.






Graduate programs in: 

American History – Labor and Social Reform Movements (with some focus on “modernization” and “women’s studies’); Indiana State University – Eugene V. Debs Fellow

Religious Studies – South Asian Religions – movement of Buddhism from India to China; gender studies; Indiana University-Bloomington – Presidential Fellow

Experience with:

Indiana Forest Alliance – co-originator and coordinator 1997-2000; director from 2010-2012

Heartwood – collaborative non-profit uniting environmental organizers across the Eastern Hardwood Region – 1997-2012–and always in my heart

Middle Way House – AmeriCorps; case worker – 1997-2004

Sheltering Hills Design – formed 2006 – teaching and design throughout North America

Permaculture Design Magazine – since 2008; senior editor since 2017.

Great Lakes Permaculture Design Collaborative – formed education group in 2016

Great Rivers and Lakes Permaculture Institute – co-originated in 2014; coordinated until 2019

Permaculture Institute of North America – diploma committee from 2015-2018; Field Advisor – 2016-present

Gaia University – EcoSocial Design certificate; MA program 2017-present

Indiana University – Adjunct Faculty teaching the permaculture course, Spring 2018-present

Story Shift podcast – ideated 2018; incubated and forthcoming

Bringing Permaculture to Our Communities – collaboration with Penny Krebiehl and Little Artshram – 2020

Touch the Earth – a community of people practicing permaculture and healing work – 2020